Our last meal in Phoenix was at The Herb Box in Scottsdale, and it was incredible.  We ordered cocktails and a few different items to share so we could explore more of the menu in one sitting.  I highly recommend the following: Sun Devil Margarita.  While this was a little spicier than my comfort level, […]

The good news is that I got to escape the cold and snow of Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA for a few days.  The even better news is that I got to see my sister, brother-in-law, and two nieces in Phoenix this past weekend.  Little Frankie is five and just as cute as ever.  The Deuce is approaching 18 […]

When the weather cooperates, we eat dinner outside.  After two blizzards in two weeks, I’m sooooo over winter and dreaming of spring.  I hope that in no more than one month we have a day or two that is warm enough for dinner outside. You Might Also Enjoy: Paris:  What’s for Dinner? Other Winter Posts […]

A quick “real-time” departure from the photos I’m working through from my last trip to Europe a few weeks ago… This week I was in Florida at a conference where my team was up for an award.  Unfortunately we lost, but it was still such an honor to be a finalist (for the second year […]

Here’s what happens when you are not stealth-like when taking street photography shots… Instead of capturing diners chatting over a scrumptious meal at a fancy restaurant with picture windows and white linen table cloths in a charming European-style city, you snap one woman looking at you inquisitively and a guy who looks like he might […]